Did you know about 1 million plastic bags are used every minute?! That’s a lot of plastic and only .5% to 3% of the plastic bags are recycled. Reusable bags can help reduce your impact. If you are the crafty type why not make your own? They would also make great Christmas gifts. Here are a couple of video tutorials to get your started.
If you can crochet or knit, you can take the plastic bags you and your friends have and make them in to reusable bags using plarn (plastic yarn).
If you have any ideas for making your own reusable bags, post in the comments below.
About the Author
Lisa Sharp is passionate about green living, organic food, animals, and natural medicine. She is an environmental activist, green living expert, and consultant. In addition to being the founder and editor of Green Oklahoma, Lisa has a green living blog, Retro Housewife Goes Green. You can follow Lisa on twitter @Retrohousewife5 and Facebook.
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